Buchanan County, Missouri

related topics
{household, population, female}
{county, mile, population}
{township, household, population}

Buchanan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2008, the population was 89,408. Its county seat is Saint Joseph[1]. When originally formed in 1838, the county was named Roberts County, after settler Hiram Roberts; it was renamed in 1839 for James Buchanan, then a U.S. Senator, later President of the United States. The county, along with Andrew and DeKalb counties in Missouri and Doniphan County, Kansas, is included in the St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2008 had an estimated population of 126,359.



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 415 square miles (1,074.8 km2), of which 410 square miles (1,061.9 km2) is land and 5 square miles (12.9 km2) (1.17%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Full article ▸

related documents
Sherburne County, Minnesota
Gates County, North Carolina
Jones County, North Carolina
Union County, North Carolina
Benton County, Iowa
Douglas County, Illinois
Nash County, North Carolina
Jasper County, Illinois
Madison County, Illinois
Strafford County, New Hampshire
Hardin County, Ohio
Halifax County, North Carolina
Perry County, Kentucky
Polk County, Nebraska
Catawba County, North Carolina
Brookings County, South Dakota
Scotland County, North Carolina
Putnam County, Illinois
Anoka County, Minnesota
Rutherford County, North Carolina
Delaware County, Iowa
Warren County, Illinois
Duval County, Texas
Hopkins County, Kentucky
Stanly County, North Carolina
Oliver County, North Dakota
Wilson County, North Carolina
Sebastian County, Arkansas
Butler County, Missouri
Blanco County, Texas